February 2015–Urban Health Newsletter

February 2015–Urban Health Newsletter

Chinese New Year Celebrations in a Healthy Way

It is the time of the year where the Chinese get together to celebrate the spring festival, commonly known as Chinese New Year.

In this article, we look to provide insights to how we can celebrate Chinese New Year with the traditional Chinese food but cooked in a healthy way.

The recipe which we are introducing is a traditional Cantonese dish: “Dried oysters with black moss and mushrooms” (蠔豉髮菜冬菇).

The reason this dish is so popular during Chinese New Year is that the Cantonese name of this dish signifies “good things” (好事) and “flourish in wealth” (發財). You can find our healthier version of the recipe for the dish below, and also the nutritional value calculation for reference.

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